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Arab Novelistic Traditions and the many multilingual realities of Arabic

By |2018-07-27T09:09:14+01:00July 27th, 2018|Categories: Maghreb, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , |

In this piece MULOSIGE researcher July Blalack reflects on her book chapter on the history of Mauritanian novels and how it fits in with the larger project of The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions (OUP 2017; edited by Waïl S. Hassan). The handbook showcases how the Arabic novel has developed in many different

Imperial Languages/Languages and Empire: A reflection

By |2017-10-20T11:23:55+01:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: Interventions|Tags: , , , , , , |

MULOSIGE's Francesca Orsini interrogates a new collaborative project that explores the interaction between languages and empire and suggests that 'imperial languages' as a conceptual category should be deployed carefully